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Three Risks to Monitor in 2016: Weak Growth, Political Tensions and Company Debt in Emerging Economies

01/26/2016

A cautious approach to country risk will be necessary in 2016, since the risks that emerged in 2015 are expected to continue this year. Coface forecasts global growth to remain soft at 2.7%, compared to 2.5% in 2015. At the forefront are the political tensions gaining ground in both advanced and emerging countries.

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Panorama - Country Risk Barometer Key Challenges of 2016

01/26/2016

After US households in 2007-2008 and Eurozone states in 2011-2012, emerging countries are now getting their turn at the epicentre of the storm, in part because of excessive debt.

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Notice to Our Insureds in the State of Illinois

01/12/2016

As a result of catastrophic flooding, the Illinois Insurance Department published Company Bulletin 2015-13 (Revised 1/6/16) entitled “Suspension of Cancellation, Non-renewal and Premium Payments” which applies to affected persons in the counties of Alexander, Cass, Calhoun, Christian, Clinton, Cumberland, Douglas, Iroquois, Jackson, Jersey, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Menard, Monroe, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike, Randolph, Richland, Sangamon, St. Clair, and Vermillion.

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Panorama - Lower Lira and Higher Debt: A Bad Mix for Turkish Business

12/22/2015

During 2015, Turkey’s economy faced several challenges. On the political scene, the country went through two elections in 2015, bring to four the number of elections over the last two years. After talks to form a coalition government fell through following the June 7 general election, the country returned to the polls on November 1.

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